Tag Archive | "Management"

Podcamp Nashville for Artists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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(Some parts of this post were featured on my 2011 PodCamp related post. They still apply this year) I have a confession to make. I’m actually an artist masquerading as a tech geek. I come at all of this tech, digital marketing, web development & pod/bar-camping from the perspective of an artist, musician, songwriter and [...]

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The Gift of Community

Saturday, January 28, 2012

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We’re about halfway thru the latest Rock Your Net sessions. Wednesday night I was emphasizing the importance of community in any artist/songwriter/musicians’ marketing efforts. That’s when it hit me. The generosity of community has been so vital to the success of Outside The Box Music and Rock Your Net. I hope you’ll indulge me and [...]

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Bring On The New

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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Recently I heard a quote attributed to a music business executive that went something like this: "The new model doesn’t exist…" Now I don’t know for sure if the exec actually said that. I think it’s incredibly easy to take a quote out of context. But I’d love to give that executive the benefit of [...]

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Hitsville: Nashville’s obsession with No. 1 songs

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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This is part of the “Embracing The Future” series. Part I is here. Two weeks ago I played the Tin Pan South festival in Nashville. It was such an incredible honor. It’s kinda like Bonnaroo (without the tents and patchouli). Except it’s all about songs, songwriting and songwriters. It’s hosted and run by the Nashville [...]

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Comparing Music Marketing Platforms

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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This past weekend I got to present at PodCamp Nashville. The topic – comparing three different music marketing platforms. Bandcamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin. They’re summarized below. Going by the Twitter stream and this blog post, the biggest take home most of the audience apparently got from my presentation was: 1) “As a musician, your biggest [...]

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An Exquisite Clientele

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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One of my dear friends & a music management client, Keeley Valentino, conquered the Pacific Northwest and then returned to win folks over at Durango Songwriters Expo in Santa Barbara, CA. Another client, Denitia Odigie, is about to open for Jace Everett in NYC. Jace wrote and performed the theme song, "Bad Things", for the [...]

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Developing Artists Old School in A New World

Monday, February 7, 2011

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Next Big Nashville’s Digital Summit hosted this panel with artist managers Troy Carter (Lady Gaga) and Marty Winsch (Corey Smith). Mark Montgomery has this on his Vimeo Channel.  Amazingly valuable stuff. Developing Artists with Troy Carter, Marty Winsch – Hosted by Eric Garland from mark montgomery on Vimeo. Read more about this here.

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